Chevrons

Object Number: 
INV.7472q
Date: 
1910-1920
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 14 x 8.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Olive felt patch with three olive-drab chevrons at top, and five gold thread lightning bolts in center, flanked by gold wreath at bottom.
Gallery Label: 
These chevrons were worn by a Coast Artillery Electrician sergeant on the upper sleeve of his jacket.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group